Advance copies of the new edition of the excellent Abrahadabra by Rodney Orpheus have apparently already left the printers. The first edition. -Rodney Orpheus, from the Introduction”Abrahadabra is about the practice of ” Abrahadabra is about the practice of the magick of Thelema- a. Abrahadabra Press is proud to announce our first publication: Grimoire of Aleister Crowley by Rodney Orpheus pages, octavo hardcover with dust jacket.

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Every magical act brings a result, as rorney are about to learn. I was recommended this book by a Thelemite friend when I was looking for something that would give me a good introduction to that tradition, though my interest was an outsider’s.

Group Rituals in the Age of Thelema.

Brother Orpheus—kinetic, peripatetic, and most creative adept that he is—is one who practices what he preaches and knows of what he speaks. Finally we’re back on air. Hit play on the godney. Kristine rated it really liked it Feb 07, Drawing on unpublished Crowley material, the author has vitalised the rituals with the spirit of Thelemic practice, rather than slavishly following standard formulae. Jan 26, A.

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Cyberculture at the End of the Century. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Brother Orpheus is the incarnation of both these aspects of genius. Whether he is expanding upon irpheus Crowley rituals or creating and developing his own Thelemic ceremonies, the abrwhadabra reader can be confident he or she is in good hands. Excellent Book, next to The Magick of Thelema by Du Quette, i regard this is one of the best introductions into magic and living magically in the xbrahadabra aeon.

Retrieved 28 February To ask other readers questions about Abrahadabraplease sign up. One evening in Aachen a lovely young girl named Miriam, seeing my obvious irritation at answering questions all night, asked me if I could recommend a good beginners book instead.

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Retrieved 31 May Description “Magick is rodey subtle and curious thing and often works in ways you do not expect and at times you do not expect but it always works.

Rodney Orpheus does a remarkable job presenting this magical system in a way that will have even neophytes practicing magick—and more important, understanding it—in no time. It’s clear, well-written, enjoyable and informative, and I’d definitely recommend it. Grimoire of Aleister Crowley by Rodney Orpheus.

This book helped me to renew my interest in Thelema after a hiatus for a few years. I’m asking him what would happen if we were to play out Crowley’s magical spell ritual designed to call out demons.

He is known for his work with the musical group The Cassandra Complex and for his book on the magick of Aleister CrowleyAbrahadabra. Refresh and try again. Book ratings by Goodreads. Retrieved 3 June Ian rated it really liked it Aug 20, Lon Milo DuQuette has been involved with occult studies since the late 60s, and has become an acknowledged and widely recognized authority within the world of modern occultism.

Joe Bloom rated it really liked it Sep 12, It admirably fulfils its task—bringing new insight to both published and unpublished rituals with diagrams and detailed instructions for movement, apparel, and Temple setup.

Kelsie rated it it was amazing Aug 14, I found this book invaluable for the understanding of the basics of Thelema. Sep 15, Aaron Schafer rated it it was amazing. Der Tod rated it liked it Dec 24, Abrahadabra covers the meditation, ritual, and philosophy that form the foundation of magical study in a fun and casual style and balances this theory with hands-on exercises.

Rodney Orpheus has provided an original and enchanting work for the twenty-first century which opens the gates to the palace and offers a pathway to the mysteries hidden therein. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat It is extremely well written and the author does very well to make easy reading of a very complicated subject. The Grimoire of Aleister Crowley is sure to become a modern classic. The Ashe Journal described the book as “a significant contribution to the field of Thelemic, or Crowleyan if you will, magick,” [3] and the Tree of Light journal said it was “one of the very few competent and readable introductory texts to Thelemic magick.


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Revd Coops rated it liked it Apr 25, Nov 12, Emissary rated it liked it. He became interested abrahadabea music during the punk rock movement of the late 70s and led one of Ireland’s first experimental punk bands, The Spare Mentals.

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He was still writing literature as well as music during this period: And yet Thelemic Magick, separate from Crowley’s admittedly polarizing exploits and personality, remains one of the most effective and well-documented systems of ritual magick available to modern spiritual seekers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This book is the first comprehensive presentation of group-oriented rites for modern magicians inspired by the works of Aleister Crowley.